Eight-Pocket Cinched Jewelry Pouch

I don’t own that much jewelry, but I still needed some way to keep it organized and untangled.  My sister got a cute jewelry pouch with divided pockets for her birthday one year, and I thought it would be simple enough to remake.  All you need for this project is two fat quarters of your fabric, a small amount of 1/8th inch ribbon, and a sewing machine.

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Lace Flower Bracelet

Recently I’ve been into making jewelry.  I love the delicate look of lace bracelets, so I raided my mom’s stash and found a few inches of this adorable daisy chain lace.  I decided to pair it with some sheer, slightly sparkly, ribbon for some extra stability to help keep it from twisting.

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Astrophotography: Lunar Eclipse Style

A few weeks ago there was a not-so-common astronomical occurrence: a total Lunar Eclipse.  The last one visible in North America was in December of 2011.  I photographed that one with a basic point-and shoot camera.  (I can’t find the pictures anymore; maybe they’re stuck on an old computer).  For Christmas this year, I got an awesome DSLR!  So this time around I was ready to take awesome pictures.

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